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Announcing the Newest SCAA Certified Home Brewer: KitchenAid® Pour Over Coffee Brewer

For its newest coffee brewer, KitchenAid Brand went straight to the source and partnered with industry experts to design the new Pour Over Coffee Brewer. In addition to partnering with baristas, the brewer was developed from the ground-up to meet the SCAA’s rigorous technical guidelines, to ensure that the highest quality home brewer was designed. It …

New SCAA Certified Bonavita Brewer Coming in October

Bonavita now has three SCAA certified brewers, with their newest addition (Bonavita Coffee Maker BV1900TS) due to market in early October. Building on the success of predecessors, the Bonavita 8-cup Stainless Steel Carafe Coffee Brewer features improvements that will result in an even better cup of coffee. Bonavita is committed to bringing the highest level of coffee brewing …

We Are Explorers: A Personal Journey of Roasting Discovery

by Steven Lee, Groundwork Coffee “Anything essential is invisible to the eyes. It’s the time that you spent… that makes …(it) so important.”—Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince Over the years, I have been lucky enough to have very generous people invest time and energy into my coffee education. Some have played a more active role …

Coffee Roasting Chemistry: Chlorogenic Acids

by Emma Sage, Coffee Science Manager, Specialty Coffee Association of America Chlorogenic Acids: Chemistry & Reality Coffee roasters and coffee-minded chemistry aficionados, myself included, often speak of chlorogenic acids (also known as caffeoylquinic acids or “CQAs”) in coffee. There may be hundreds of scientific studies published on these important constituents of coffee. However, what do we …